1. While inspecting the massive flood damage done to Bangkok in 2001, Yingluck Shinawatra wore a pair of boots made by Burberry costing a least 10,000 baht. This earned her the nick-name of the “Burberry Booted Bimbo”.
2. In a 2000 Photo opportunity Chuan Leekpai rode a bicycle to Government house to protest against high oil prices. There is no evidence that he did it more than once. The bike ride seems to have been his most notable achievement as Prime Minister.
3. Deposed PM Taksin Shinawatra visited Montenegro in 2010 and became a citizen of that country. Taksin is seen posing with the flag of his new found home. As his red shirt supporters were engaged in a bizarre blood letting ceremony at the time, it was rumored that Montenegro was just a stop-over on his way to Transylvania.
4. PM Abhisit Vejjajiva was born in Newcastle in the North of England and is, therefore, a “Georgie”. It is a well known fact that all Georgies drink Newcastle Brown Ale. Indeed Georgie mothers are famous for using Newcastle Brown Ale as a substitute for mothers' milk. It keeps babies quiet.
5. PM Samak Sundaravej hosted a television cookery show, but got in hot water when the Constitutional Court ruled that this was unconstitutional and ordered him to resign in 2008. Poor Samak spent his entire life trying to become Prime Minister, and when he did he found that he did not like the job very much.
6. PM Prem Tinsulanonda was the first person to be seen in the Phraratchathan, this was back in 1979. He continues to wear it today, his favorite color is pink.
7. PM Prayuth Chan-o-Cha is seen working at his day job in this rare photograph taken in 2016.
8. Kukrit Pramoj, became PM in 1975, he was famous as a Thai language writer. His science fiction novel about aliens coming to a Thai village is copied from John Wyndham's “The Midwich Cuckoos”. However, Wyndham is not acknowledged in the book and most Thais think Kukrit thought up the story himself.
9. PMChatichai Choonhavan was very fond of the Harley Davidson and dressing up in leather. However,as he was PM in 1988, before the days of the world wide web, photos of him on his chopper are quite rare.
10. PM Plaek Phibunsongkhram. The name “Plaek” means “strange” in English. He was called “Plaek” when he was a child because he looked strange (something to do with his ears not being in the right place). He certainly lived up to his name, because in 1939 he changed the name of the country from “Siam” to “Thailand”, which was a strange thing to do. “Thailand”, of course, means “land of the free”, ironic considering that Plaek was the Military Dictator of the country at the time. Rather like Kim Jong-un changing the name of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to “Happyland”.